"North Caucasus"
INFORMATION WARS IN CYBERSPACE – United Kingdom and Israel (2)
Following the U.S.
Information war in cyberspace - USA (I)
The statistics published in 2009 by Symantec (1) on various aspects of cybersecurity suggest that, despite the measures taken, the number of incidents related to computer attacks, continues to grow each year. According to experts, the most active initiators of the attacks in cyberspace are living in the U.
Russia and the XXI Century Geopolitical Challenges. On the Eve of President D. Medvedev's Visit to the US
Russia gained enormous foreign-politics experience across the world in the imperial epoch and in the Soviet era. Assessing the Russian-US relations over the past year from the standpoint of this experience, one readily concludes that the highlight for the period of time has been Washington's offer to press the reset button.
Turkish neo-osmanism policy in the Balkans
Numerous conferences of Muslim communities of Bulgaria, held in recent years, in fact, proclaimed illegally Mustafa Alish Haji as Bulgaria's Grand Mufti. This man, declared by the part of the Bulgarian Muslims as the spiritual leader, is under investigation in connection with the fact that the election of him as the chief Mufti of the country was the result of gross fraud.
Caucasian Geopolitical Region: the Past, the Present, and the Future
The analysis of the situation in the Caucasus and in Transcaucasia shows that the outlook for the geopolitical entirety is going to be shaped by the key Western countries' efforts aimed at debarring Russia from the Caspian oil and gas projects.
Terrorism - without faith and nationality
Concerning the results of the fifth international conference "Terrorism and Electronic Media.
Russia - Bulgaria: information cooperation and information security
In the town of Nessebar, Bulgaria, 15-17 September 2009 an international conference "Bulgarian-Russian forum for information and cybersecurity took place. The heads of leading non-profit organizations in Russia and Bulgaria, working in the field of information technology, information security and mass communications took part in Conference.
World War II History: Weapon of Informational War Against Russia
The 70th anniversary of the Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact and the beginning of the WW II, its causes and culprits, and also a PACE resolution equating Nazism and Stalinism, are being widely discussed in the Russian media. Under the guidance of various western political circles operating in Russia, this discussion has turned into a real campaign involving some politicians, journalists and also the most vulnerable groups: women, young people, national and religious minorities.
Information confrontation in the modern world
Beginnings of nuclear weapons in the second half of XX century caused the inability to resolve differences between states by traditional military means, has led the search for new approaches to their solution.
A Threat from Cyberspace
Global informatization (or electronic communication development) has brought about the emergence of a basically new medium of confrontation between contending countries, cyberspace. By now the world has struck (or almost struck) a strategic balance in the field of conventional weapons and weapons of mass destruction, but the issue of parity in cyberspace remains open.
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Copyright © 2010 Nikolay DIMLEVICH, Expert of the Strategic Culture Foundation, Moscow.